byPalmer, Lyman L; Wallace, W. F; Wells, Harry Laurenz, 1854-1940; Kanaga, Tillie
With: History of Napa county / W.F. Wallace. Oakland : Enquirer, 1901.--History of Nevada county / H.L. Wells. Oakland : Thompson & West, 1880 Topics: Napa County (Calif.) -- History, Lake County (Calif.) -- History, Nevada County (Calif.) --...
byE. Hoge; S. Zipser for the California Institute of Technology
Description: Feature film about the building and use of the 200" telescope. Includes footage of Hubble, Humason, Rule, Porter, Max Mason, John Anderson, Marcus Brown, DuBridge, Bowen and technicians working on mirror. With sky picture and animation sequences demonstrating how optical (reflecting) telescope works.Source: 1 Tape of 1: Betacam (film-to-video transfer)Collection: Palomar Observatory motion pictures collectionRights: Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the... Topics: californialightandsound, Reflecting Telescopes--Palomar, Mount (Calif.)--History
Description: Focuses on operation of the Palomar 200-inch Hale Telescope. Part 1: Establishing shots. Exterior views of landscape surrounding the dome of the 200-inch Hale Telescope on Palomar Mountain. Medium shot and close-up of dome rotating and dome slot opening. Part 2: Long shot, medium shot and close-up taken from floor of dome. Astronomer consults with night assistant at 200-inch control console. Astronomer starts to ascend stairs to elevator. Night assistant operates controls that move... Topics: californialightandsound, Reflecting Telescopes--Palomar, Mount (Calif.)--History